Notice Of Preclearance Activity Under The Voting Rights Act Of 1965, As Amended

Notice Date: 06/05/2000

This periodic notice of preclearance submissions and actions is issued pursuant to the Attorney General's Procedures for the Administration of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (Part 51 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations). The Attorney General has 60 days from the date of receipt to respond to each submission of voting changes. We invite persons interested in pending submissions to submit comments and information, in writing or by telephone, to the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division at the earliest possible date to assure that they may be considered during the preclearance review time period. Telephone 1-800-253-3931 or (202) 307-2385 or write to Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, P.O.Box 66128, Washington D.C. 20035-6128 (the envelope and first page should be marked "Comment under Section 5").

Notices of preclearance can also be accessed on the Internet directly at www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/sec_5/notices.htm or from the Department of Justice Home Page at www.usdoj.gov. Click on Organizations and Information from the Menu on the Department of Justice Home Page, then select the Civil Rights Division Home Page from the alphabetical list. Notices are listed under "Special Issues" on the Civil Rights Division Home Page.

The following submissions of Voting changes, submissions of items of additional information, notices of withdrawal of a submitted voting change, and requests for the Attorney General to reconsider an objection were received on the dates indicated.


05/22/2000 - 2000-2205
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction:
Referendum requirement
Submission received

05/22/2000 - 2000-2206
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TERREBONNE
Subjurisdiction: TERREBONNE PARISH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Redistricting procedures
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-1285
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received

05/26/2000 - 2000-1285
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: LAURENS
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Added)
Polling place (Changed)
Resubmission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-1754
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Related submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2035
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Related submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2173
    State: GEORGIA
County: COBB
Subjurisdiction: POWDER SPRINGS
Annexation
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2174
    State: ARIZONA
County: GRAHAM
Subjurisdiction: SAFFORD
Annexation
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2175
    State: GEORGIA
County: DECATUR
Subjurisdiction: BAINBRIDGE
Annexation
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2176
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2177
    State: GEORGIA
County: GREENE
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2178
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: CALDWELL
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/26/2000 - 2000-2179
    State: TEXAS
County: FREESTONE
Subjurisdiction:
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2180
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Subjurisdiction: MADISON
Annexation
Submission received

05/26/2000 - 2000-2185
    State: ALABAMA
County: HENRY
Subjurisdiction: NEWVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-1432
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Subjurisdiction: SELMA
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Election administration
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Additional information received

05/30/2000 - 2000-1445
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: WEST FELICIANA
Subjurisdiction:
Limited redistricting
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received

05/30/2000 - 2000-1506
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. JAMES
Subjurisdiction:
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received

05/30/2000 - 2000-1645
    State: TEXAS
County: MAVERICK
Subjurisdiction: EAGLE PASS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-1803
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: GARDENDALE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-1826
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: PEARL RIVER
Annexation
Related submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-1843
    State: ARIZONA
Subjurisdiction:
Candidate qualification procedures
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-1930
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: GARDENDALE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2181
    State: TEXAS
County: JONES, TAYLOR
Subjurisdiction: ABILENE
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-2182
    State: TEXAS
County: KERR
Subjurisdiction: KERRVILLE
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-2183
    State: TEXAS
County: HARRIS
Subjurisdiction: NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT #36
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2184
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. TAMMANY
Subjurisdiction: PEARL RIVER
Annexation
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2186
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: MERCEDES
Annexation
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2187
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: MARTINSVILLE
Polling place (Location established)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2188
    State: ALABAMA
County: MOBILE
Subjurisdiction: SARALAND
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2189
    State: GEORGIA
County: BURKE
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Machine)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-2190
    State: ALABAMA
County: MORGAN
Subjurisdiction: PRICEVILLE
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2191
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: TANGIPAHOA
Subjurisdiction: HAMMOND
Annexation
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2192
    State: TEXAS
County: SAN JACINTO
Subjurisdiction: SHEPHERD
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2193
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: GARDENDALE
Annexation
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2194
    State: ALABAMA
County: ST. CLAIR
Subjurisdiction: RAGLAND
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2195
    State: ALABAMA
County: MARSHALL
Subjurisdiction: ALBERTVILLE
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2196
    State: GEORGIA
County: MERIWETHER
Subjurisdiction:
Ballot format
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-2197
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE
Subjurisdiction: OZARK
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-2198
    State: GEORGIA
County: CLAYTON
Subjurisdiction:
Special election procedures
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2199
    State: MISSISSIPPI
County: TALLAHATCHIE, YALOBUSHA
Subjurisdiction: OAKLAND/YALOBUSHA NATURAL GAS DISTRICT
Creation of special district (Enabling legislation)
Boundary changes (Enabling legislation)
Referendum requirement
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2200
    State: SOUTH CAROLINA
County: CLARENDON
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2201
    State: ALASKA
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2202
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: HILL COUNTRY VILLAGE
Special election procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/30/2000 - 2000-2207
    State: TEXAS
County: HIDALGO
Subjurisdiction: HIDALGO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

05/30/2000 - 2000-2208
    State: TEXAS
County: ZAVALA
Subjurisdiction: CRYSTAL CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-1191
    State: TEXAS
County: TRAVIS, WILLIAMSON
Subjurisdiction: WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS COUNTIES WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
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Creation of special district
Polling place (Location established)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Joint election procedures
Resubmission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/31/2000 - 2000-1683
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: HICKORY CREEK
Annexation
Related submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-1746
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: ADAMSVILLE
Annexation
Related submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-1904
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: TALLADEGA
Annexation
Related submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2011
    State: TEXAS
County: FREESTONE
Subjurisdiction: TEAGUE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/31/2000 - 2000-2148
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE
Subjurisdiction: ATHENS
Annexation
Related submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2189
    State: GEORGIA
County: BURKE
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Machine)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/31/2000 - 2000-2209
    State: ALABAMA
County: COLBERT
Subjurisdiction: MUSCLE SHOALS SCHOOL DISTRICT
Method of selection (Appointive/elective to elective)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2210
    State: GEORGIA
County: TREUTLEN
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Location changed)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2211
    State: TEXAS
County: GONZALES
Subjurisdiction: GONZALES COUNTY UNDERGROUND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2212
    State: ALABAMA
County: JACKSON
Subjurisdiction: STEVENSON
Annexation
Polling place
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2213
    State: VIRGINIA
County: ALBEMARLE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2214
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: HICKORY CREEK
Annexation
Special election procedures
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2215
    State: TEXAS
County: NACOGDOCHES
Subjurisdiction: NACOGDOCHES
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2216
    State: ARIZONA
County: MARICOPA
Subjurisdiction: GILBERT
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2217
    State: ALABAMA
County: ELMORE, TALLAPOOSA
Subjurisdiction: TALLASSEE
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2218
    State: ALABAMA
County: TALLADEGA
Subjurisdiction: TALLADEGA
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2219
    State: ALABAMA
County: SHELBY
Subjurisdiction: PELHAM
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2220
    State: ALABAMA
County: TUSCALOOSA
Subjurisdiction: NORTHPORT
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2221
    State: ALABAMA
County: HALE
Subjurisdiction: GREENSBORO
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2222
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BOSSIER
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2223
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: EVANGELINE
Subjurisdiction: VILLE PLATTE
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/31/2000 - 2000-2224
    State: ALABAMA
County: LEE
Subjurisdiction: AUBURN
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2225
    State: TEXAS
County: TITUS
Subjurisdiction: MOUNT PLEASANT
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2226
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: BIENVILLE
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2227
    State: TEXAS
County: BURNET
Subjurisdiction: COTTONWOOD SHORES
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2228
    State: GEORGIA
County: GREENE
Subjurisdiction:
Voter registration (Additional location)
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2229
    State: ALABAMA
County: DALE, HENRY, HOUSTON
Subjurisdiction: DOTHAN
Deannexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2230
    State: ALABAMA
County: SHELBY
Subjurisdiction: ALABASTER
Annexation
Deannexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2231
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: WINCHESTER
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/31/2000 - 2000-2232
    State: ALABAMA
County: JEFFERSON
Subjurisdiction: ADAMSVILLE
Annexation
Submission received

05/31/2000 - 2000-2233
    State: ALABAMA
County: LAWRENCE
Subjurisdiction: COURTLAND
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested

05/31/2000 - 2000-2234
    State: ALABAMA
County: LIMESTONE
Subjurisdiction: ATHENS
Annexation
Submission received

06/01/2000 - 1999-3823
    State: TEXAS
County: AUSTIN
Subjurisdiction: SEALY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/01/2000 - 2000-1771
    State: TEXAS
County: BEXAR
Subjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO
Annexation
Additional information received

06/01/2000 - 2000-1931
    State: GEORGIA
County: HARALSON
Subjurisdiction: TALLAPOOSA
Annexation
Related submission received

06/01/2000 - 2000-2046
    State: GEORGIA
County: HARALSON
Subjurisdiction: TALLAPOOSA
Annexation
Related submission received

06/01/2000 - 2000-2189
    State: GEORGIA
County: BURKE
Subjurisdiction:
Voting method (Machine)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/01/2000 - 2000-2203
    State: GEORGIA
County: MARION
Subjurisdiction:
Method of election (Single-member districts)
Districting plan
Staggered terms
Nonpartisan elections
Implementation schedule
Candidate qualification procedures
Special election procedures
Primary election (Cancelled)
Submission received

06/01/2000 - 2000-2236
    State: GEORGIA
County: HARALSON
Subjurisdiction: TALLAPOOSA
Annexation
Submission received

06/01/2000 - 2000-2238
    State: TEXAS
County: MCLENNAN
Subjurisdiction: WACO
Annexation
Submission received

06/01/2000 - 2000-2239
    State: TEXAS
County: FORT BEND
Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
Annexation
Submission received

06/01/2000 - 2000-2241
    State: TEXAS
County: WILLACY
Subjurisdiction: LASARA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received

06/02/2000 - 1999-3823
    State: TEXAS
County: AUSTIN
Subjurisdiction: SEALY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Numbered positions adopted
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/02/2000 - 2000-0422
    State: VIRGINIA
Subjurisdiction: LYNCHBURG
Voter registration (Relocation of registrars office)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/02/2000 - 2000-0427
    State: LOUISIANA
Parish: ST. BERNARD
Subjurisdiction:
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested

06/02/2000 - 2000-0867
    State: TEXAS
County: TERRY
Subjurisdiction: BROWNFIELD
Annexation (Procedures)
Bilingual procedures (Spanish language)
Election administration
Candidate qualification procedures
Candidate qualifications to serve in office
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Compensation
Referendum requirement
Additional information received

06/05/2000 - 2000-2242
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON
Subjurisdiction: DENTON COUNTY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT #4
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

06/05/2000 - 2000-2243
    State: TEXAS
County: DENTON, SMITH
Subjurisdiction: DENTON COUNTY FRESH WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT #6
Annexation
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received

Joseph D. Rich
Acting Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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